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DP-2. Profile of Selected Social Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: DeKalb County
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

Subject Number Percent Subject Number Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT       NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH    
     Population 3 years and over            Total poplulation 88,969 100.0
      enrolled in school 35,173 100.0   Native 83,776 94.2
Nursery school, preschool 1,711 4.9       Born in United States 83,192 93.5
Kindergarten 1,139 3.2           State of residence 66,829 75.1
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 9,582 27.2           Different state 16,363 18.4
High school (grades 9-12) 4,274 12.2       Born outside United States 584 0.7
College or graduate school 18,467 52.5   Foreign born 5,193 5.8
                Entered 1990 to March 2000 2,740 3.1
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT           Naturalized citizen 1,849 2.1
  Population 25 years and over 48,912 100.0       Not a citizen 3,344 3.8
Less than 9th grade 2,036 4.2        
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4,074 8.3   REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN    
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 14,643 29.9     Total (excluding born at sea) 5,193 100.0
Some college, no degree 11,386 23.3   Europe 1,040 20.0
Associate degree 3,671 7.5   Asia 1,416 27.3
Bachelor's degree 7,835 16.0   Africa 266 5.1
Graduate or professional degree 5,267 10.8   Oceania 26 0.5
        Latin America 2,284 44.0
Percent high school graduate or higher 87.5 (X)   Northern America 161 3.1
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 26.8 (X)        
        LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME    
MARITAL STATUS                 Population 5 years and over 83,370 100.0
          Population 15 years and over 71,632 100.0   English only 75,010 90.0
Never married 26,205 36.6   Language other than English 8,360 10.0
Now married, except separated 35,842 50.0           Speak English less than '"very well"' 3,111 3.7
Separated 821 1.1   Spanish 4,669 5.6
Widowed 3,404 4.8           Speak English less than '"very well"' 2,103 2.5
 Female 2,771 3.9   Other Indo-European languages 2,284 2.7
Divorced 5,360 7.5           Speak English less than '"very well"' 515 0.6
 Female 2,898 4.0   Asian and Pacific Island languages 1,028 1.2
                Speak English less than '"very well"' 413 0.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS            
          Grandparent living in household       ANCESTRY (single and multiple)    
           with one or more own grandchildren                 Total population 88,969 100.0
           under 18 years 809 100.0     Total ancestries reported 101,245 113.8
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren 289 35.7   Arab 250 0.3
        Czech¹ 1,052 1.2
VETERAN STATUS       Danish 837 0.9
          Civilian population 18 years and over 68,262 100.0   Dutch 1,494 1.7
Civilian veterans 7,175 10.5   English 8,550 9.6
        French (except Basque)¹ 2,678 3.0
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN       French Canadian¹ 462 0.5
 NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION       German 25,707 28.9
     Population 5 to 20 years 24,309 100.0   Greek 580 0.7
With a disability 1,887 7.8   Hungarian 339 0.4
     Population 21 to 64 years 50,257 100.0   Irish¹ 12,942 14.5
With a disability 6,756 13.4   Italian 4,618 5.2
 Percent employed 67.2 (X)   Lithuanian 493 0.6
No disability 43,501 86.6   Norwegian 4,826 5.4
 Percent employed 79.0 (X)   Polish 4,844 5.4
     Population 65 years and over 8,073 100.0   Portuguese 74 0.1
With a disability 2,907 36.0   Russian 536 0.6
        Scotch-Irish 1,082 1.2
        Scottish 1,323 1.5
RESIDENCE IN 1995       Slovak 195 0.2
  Population 5 years and over 83,370 100.0   Subsaharan African 445 0.5
Same house in 1995 38,070 45.7   Swedish 5,198 5.8
Different house in the U.S. in 1995 43,296 51.9   Swiss 390 0.4
 Same county 15,558 18.7   Ukrainian 236 0.3
 Different county 27,738 33.3   United States or American 4,216 4.7
  Same state 23,001 27.6   Welsh 629 0.7
  Different state 4,737 5.7   West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 117 0.1
Elsewhere in 1995 2,004 2.4   Other ancestries 17,132 19.3
 
Date: July 7, 2006
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (X) Not applicable.
¹ The data represent a combination of two ancestries shown separately in Summary File 3. Czech includes Czechoslovakian. French includes Alsatian. French Canadian includes Acadian/Cajun. Irish includes Celtic.
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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